4-year-old boy hits own mother with tractor at Norfolk farming event

A woman was injured by a vintage tractor after her four-year-old son accidentally started the machine at a farming charity event.

Devon and Cornwall Police launches competition to name its new tractor

Devon and Cornwall Police are asking the public to help choose a name for its newest tractor. 

13-year-old tractor enthusiast gets her vintage Allis Chalmers ready for Tractor Fest  

A vintage Allis Chalmers tractor restored by a 13-year-old schoolgirl from Northallerton will be one of the highlights of Tractor Fest this summer.

Hundreds of CNH Industrial workers to go on strike

Over 500 CNH Industrial workers – comprising nearly the entire shop floor of the Basildon factory which produces New Holland tractors – are striking during May over a pay dispute.

Vintage auction sells over £2.4 million worth of vehicles  

Over £2.4 million worth of vintage and classic tractors, steam engines, vehicles, motorcycles and petroliana were sold during the Cheffins’ vintage auction.

Vintage enthusiasts can bid on historic 1928 steam tractor worth over £200k

A restored 1928 Foden C Type will be one of 300 tractors that will go under the hammer during the first vintage auction of the year held at Cheffins’ sale ground.

Factory tour – New Holland celebrates 60 years of success in Basildon

2024 marks the 60th year of tractor production at the Basildon plant of New Holland. Work started at the height of the 1960s, with the ground broken on the greenfield site of what was then a rural part of the Essex countryside in 1963. Basildon has changed significantly over those 60 years and the tractor plant is now located in the centre of a what has become a large urban conurbation, as a crucial local employer.

GALLERY: Over 70 vintage tractors took part in annual run across Yorkshire

The third Brian Chester Tractor Road Run gathered more than 70 vintage tractors that drove through picturesque Yorkshire villages. The event raised over £1,100 for the Sir Robert Ogden MacMillan Centre at Harrogate Hospital. 

Derbyshire pub owner introduces tractor parking bay for local farmers 

A Derbyshire pub owner said he did not see anything unusual about his tractor parking bay before it became national news. 

Could hydrogen-powered tractors become a regular sight on British farms?  

New regulations, set out in a consultation, would allow hydrogen-powered tractors, diggers and forklifts to be used on roads in Great Britain.

UK tractor registrations in March 2024 marked as above average 

The number of agricultural tractors (over 50hp) registered in the UK in March has risen by 4% compared to the same time of year in the last five years. 

Why you should consider long-term tractor hire

Thinking about long-term tractor hire? Weighing up the pros and cons of renting vs buying? Or never even considered hiring a tractor for your farm? Ashbrook Tractor Hire explains why more farming businesses are turning to tractor hire to keep their fleet productive.

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